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Southwest ND (07/07/16)

Information from the Southwest region of North Dakota.

Canola and flax are finishing up blooming. Winter wheat fields in the region are turning color. There were scattered storms over the past week that dropped some hail. Most of the region is still dry. From Tuesday, 6/28 to Tuesday 7/5, NDAWN recorded 0.27 inch of rain in Bowman and up to 0.46 inch of rain in Dunn County. Some fields are showing some drought stress.

The Dickinson Research and Extension Center Field Day is scheduled for the morning of Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at the Center Headquarters (Big Red Barn Building) at 1041 State Ave, Dickinson, ND. Speakers begin at 8:50 AM covering topics such as weed identification, tile drainage, seeding rates in small grains, herbicide resistance, disease management, and marketing. The event will finish at noon with a lunch. CEU credits will be available for certified crop advisers. More information on the field day can be found at the DREC website.


Ryan Buetow

Area Extension Specialist/Cropping Systems



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